Registration is open for the 2019 Wife Husband Championship, Corinthian Sailing Club, Dallas,IX

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We recently announced that registration is open for the Flying Scot NAC and the Women's NAC. And now, for all the Wife-Husband teams, registration is open for the 2019 Wife-Husband Championship at Corinthian Sailing Club in Dallas, TX.  Get all the information you need on the Wife Husband web page here, Come on down!

2019 Centerboard Reminder from the Measurement Committee

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The Measurement Committee would like to remind the membership of what is allowable under the current rules regarding working on the centerboard. The details of Specifications and CMRs which relate to the centerboard are described and clarified in this document,  Click on the photo above to watch a video about centerboard measurement.  And as always, please reach out to the meassurement committee  or to the builder with any questions.

2019 Midwest Districts - A Grand Time in Indy!

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Photos by Sheela Krout - a link to lots more photos is below Story by Geiff Endris

The 2019 Midwest District Regatta was held on June 7-9, 2019 at the Eagle Creek Sailing Club in Indianapolis, IN.  We had a total of 16 competitors from 6 clubs (Clinton Lake SA, Carlyle SA, Ephraim YC, Eagle Creek SC, Indianapolis SC, and Cowan Lake SA)and 6 states (IN, IL, MO, MN, WI, and OH).  

Winds were 10-15 out of the East with gusts over 20.  The East wind made for a short course with lots of legs.  The racing was fierce with a premium on boat handling and gust management.  

After a hearty breakfast of buscuits and gravy with fruit, yogurt, and cinnamon rolls, everyone headed out to the course.  We started with a short 3-leg race, followed by 4 and 5 leg races each lasting about 30-45 minutes.  The Race Committee ran 5 races on Saturday as insurance against expected rain on Sunday. 

The rain came in overnight and was forecasted to continue through noon.  After a breakfast of scrambled eggs and sausage, the RC called a brief competitor's meeting to gauge interest in sailing in the rain.  Given the dismal forecast  for rain most of the day and the long drive home for many of the racers, everyone decided to call it a regatta and pack it in.   So, Saturday's results stood as the overall regatta results.

Ephraim YC brought 3 boats and finished 1-2-3 for the regatta.  Hugh Haggerty and Sarah Olson won the regatta with 6 points over 5 races.  Second was Michael Faugust and Jennifer Iikeda-Faugust.  Third was Cain Goettelman & Gordy Roberts. 

Full regatta resutls are here..

Regatta photos are here.

2019 Women's NAC - Registration is Open! Are You Coming?

MYC2019Calling all women skippers! We had 10 boats at the 2017 makeup Women;s NAC in Dallas, 15 boats at the 2018 Women's NAC in Chattanooga,  How many can we get for the 2019 event at Massapoag Ycht Club in Sharon, MA? The link for registration is here


2019 NAC at Pennsacola - Registration is Open!


Come one, come all - this is a reminder that the Flying Scot North American Championship is coming up July 13-18 at Pennsacola Yacht Club in Florida. Early registration ends June 25 and you save $100 after that date, so register early!  For details, visit the event page here.

2019 Grits n Haggis, Keowee Sailing Club, Seneca, SC

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This story and photos are froim Bob Graves

Fleet 193 held its 11th Grits ’n Haggis Regatta at the beautiful Lake Keowee Sailing Club on May 18 & 19.  We had 22 Scots on the line. The winds were light which kept the kilts down.  Even though we only were able to get 2 races in on the weekend - the Dark and Stormies, Regatta Olympics (hosted by Sandy Eustis) and the steak dinner with all the trimmings Saturday evening more than compensated for it.

 The top 6 skippers and crew received Scottish wrap-around beach towels as trophies (thank you Sharon Hamilton, Regatta Chair).

Congratulations to Andrew and Doug Fox  - winners of the Regatta.  Andrew is the Dixie Lakes District Gov

Full Results are here.

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